Read a Poem
By Jeremy Proehl
deer step through frost smoke
forage, taut skin over ribs
ice falling splashes
“Frost Smoke” by Jeremy Proehl. Copyright Jeremy Proehl 2018. Used by permission of the author.
Jeremy Proehl’s poems have appeared in anthologies such as Edith Chase Symposium
, Hessler Street Fair
, and the Bread Loaf Writers Conference newspaper. He participates in the Cleveland poetry scene and enjoys reading at open mics, and he has attended the biennial Dodge Poetry Festival, several Bread Loaf Writers Conferences, the Lost Lake Writers Retreat and other poetry workshops. His blog was mentioned by Dan Chiasson in The New Yorker
(September 2019). Proehl works in the garage-door industry and likes to escape with his wife and their two Labradors to their Michigan cabin occasionally. Connect with him on Twitter: @JPWriter12
and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/jp.armstrong.104
Write a Poem
Write a poem about one of your daily rituals such as prayer, meditation, coffee-making, setting an alarm, planning the day, feeding a pet.